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Tuesday, January 24, 2006

YMCA mentoring program

News-Argus/Mitch Loeber Majesty Phillips, right, a sixth-grader at Goldsboro Middle School, right, rests her head on the shoulder of her mentor, Jerrica Ashford, a Goldsboro High School senior, as they listen to a presentation in the Building Better Teens...

Judge will review arguments in annexation case

A Superior Court judge could rule this week on whether a lawsuit against the city of Goldsboro opposing the annexation of an area north of the city limits can proceed. Lawyers for the city and Good Neighbors United presented arguments...

Council sets new rules on parking

Trucks soon will no longer be able to park on the Center Street median, Goldsboro City Council members decided Monday. Despite concerns voiced by business owners last week that parking restrictions downtown would limit advertising opportunities and put their trucks...

$46,000 set aside to acquire lot in city

Goldsboro City Council made a move Monday signifying the city's intention to acquire property around the Paramount Theater. At their final meeting of the month, councilmen voted to appropriate $46,000 into the city's general fund to be used for the...

Residents share their thoughts on land use

The Wayne County Planning Department began the process of gathering public opinion for the county's Comprehensive Land Use Plan during a public meeting Monday night at the Wayne Center. The process of developing a plan began more than a decade...

Growth will stay on agenda for Pikeville officials

PIKEVILLE -- Lonnie Graves will leave his position as Pikeville town administrator Friday. But even though he will now work for his family's health-care business in Burlington, Graves said he still hopes to help the next person who will lead...

Mentoring program for teens

Majesty Phillips, 12, a sixth-grader at Goldsboro Middle School, doesn't worry about talking to her mentor, Jerrica Ashford. They share the same interests -- cheerleading, shopping and talking about boys. But, most importantly, Majesty said she likes her mentor in...

Public records

Store robbed Two black teenagers, one armed with a handgun, shot a man Monday night during an attempted robbery of a grocery store, according to a Goldsboro police report. The suspects entered the Fourth Street Grocery at 815 Fourth St....

Sutton sentenced for assault on deputies

A 21-year-old man from Rosewood who assaulted several Wayne County sheriff's deputies last year has been sentenced to about four years in prison. Darryl Sutton of Fisher Drive was accused of assaulting and injuring Sgt. Sherwood Daly and Deputies C.T....